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Likelihood to Recommend

Lookout

Lookout is excellent for mobile device security. I'd recommend it to anyone looking for a simple solution to guarantee peace of mind when keeping mobile devices secure. It's also excellent for finding a device that's been lost remotely, including an excellent feature for enabling audio on a device when it was put in silent mode locally. The web UI is easy to use and allows for powerful functionality through a simple interface. Lastly, it is an excellent secondary backup solution. I'd recommend having other potential backup solutions as well in case this premium feature ever expires and you aren't sure whether you have a most recent contact backup within Lookout.
Nick Jastrebski | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sophos Mobile

Sophos Mobile Control is greatly welcome when corporate networks allow BYOD on the office, and on the wireless networks around it. It allows you to control what the users are doing, and on this kind of explanation that I'm doing, perhaps EVERY company is suited for this kind of example. Nowadays the same user that has access to our corporate network is allowed to access multiple apps, that the IT security department isn't aware of. To have visibility is one of the most important things among security issues.
Juan Carlos Sanchez Pignalosa | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Lookout

  • It emits alerts before any vulnerability found, thus avoiding damages.
  • It has a very simple interface so it is easy to use.
  • It allows the protection against vulnerabilities as well as the backup of information and search before the loss of the mobile or theft.
  • It runs in the background so it does not interrupt any activity.
  • Its access is very flexible since only the internet is required to access through the application or web.
Michelli Capecchi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sophos Mobile

  • Easy deployment.
  • We are on next generation type of tools to be able to protect corporate data.
  • Allows the management IT group to be able to control the probable theft of information.
Juan Carlos Sanchez Pignalosa | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Lookout

  • They're the global, mobile cyber experts we trust. They're ahead of the curve already. All I could suggest is, keep going in that direction.
  • Perhaps, send out an occasional , brief update on global trends that business executives should be aware of, even when Lookout is already on it.
  • Keep it brief, with a case study where a proactive action was taken and an event was avoided. Those would be shared enterprise-wide.
  • More PR about your proactive actions would be educational for us all. NO FUD, will ever work, but seeing that there are actions we can take, even to the newest of threats will be very effective.
Jackie Bassett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sophos Mobile

  • The platform was developed many years ago, a fresher look (even for the cloud-based console) would be appreciated.
  • The ability to control mail platforms other than MS Exchange.
  • The ability to control more features on iOS (knowing how the iOS Platform is at the moment).
Juan Carlos Sanchez Pignalosa | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Lookout

Lookout 10.0
Based on 1 answer
I have never had any issue using the application since the UI and settings are laid out in an easy to follow way.
Bart Martinez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sophos Mobile

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Alternatives Considered

Lookout

Lower cost, and gets the basic to tracking devices. The backup feature and ease of use is good.
Mike Narumiya | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sophos Mobile

Personally, haven't seen any other MDM on the market, but I feel since Sophos is greatly known to have easy to use products, that the others may not be as easy to use as Sophos Mobile Control. One of the key factors for organizations to choose Sophos Mobile Control and Security is because the Android OS (most attacked OS on the planet) is protected with award-winning antivirus and anti malware from Sophos. We have seen as advisors, how unprotected customers, get huge telecom bills because of the lack of security, since they think that an Android OS is healthy enough... big mistake. One simple thing I always tell friends, family and customers, protect your Android device with Sophos Security (it's free for home users).
Juan Carlos Sanchez Pignalosa | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Lookout

  • Lookout has minimized lost devices, by essentially enabling all users to find their device no matter where it may be lost. Almost all devices are recoverable with Lookout installed and an ability to get to the current location of the device. This prevents excessive replacement device costs.
  • If a device cannot be physically recovered all personal data on the device can be wiped remotely. This reduces data breach risk for a lost/stolen device.
Nick Jastrebski | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sophos Mobile

  • We invest and make the ROI very quickly seen, when management on any company sees what they were missing on possible data breaches.
  • As a positive impact, it allows end users to quickly catch the true meaning for "Corporate Data".
  • A negative impact, sometimes is that the end user feels as it's being followed all around, which depending on the profile, it's a must on a device with corporate data access and/or storage.
Juan Carlos Sanchez Pignalosa | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Lookout

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Sophos Mobile

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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